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LGBTQ Tour in Nepal

  • 7 nights/8 days
  • All around the year
Nepal has seen remarkable changes and growth in the past decade for LGBTQ community. This change has led to amazing opportunities in the kinds of LGBTQ vacations that we are able to provide. For instance, LGBTQ travel is now embraced in Nepal and hotels where it wasn't just 10 years ago. Our LGBTQ tours and vacations in Nepal is specially crafted to offer safe, quality and breadth of experiences for the community.

Highlights

  • 7 nights/8 days
  • All around the year
  • UNESCO heritage site, Sunset & Sunrise view, Himalayan View, boating & hike to World Peace Pagoda, Canoe ride, Brid watching, Jeep Safari, Tharu Cultural show and Village Tour.
  • Hotels
  • Private Vehicle
  • Tour


Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 Kathmandu - 1400m altitude, 30 minutes' drive
  • Day 2 Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu: Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath- 6-7 hours (B)
  • Day 3 Kathmandu - Pokhara - 900m altitude, 25 minutes flight, ( Sarangkot Mountain Lodge) Enjoy sunset & sunrise view from the resort (B)
  • Day 4 Boating and short hike to World Peace Pagoda (B)
  • Day 5 Fly Pokhara- Chitwan: Check into Barahi Jungle Lodge (B, L, D)
  • Day 6 Full day jungle activities at National Park (B, L, D)
  • Day 7 Chitwan - Kathmandu: 20 min flight; Krishnarpan Dinner (B, D)
  • Day 8 Departure (B)

Includes

Cost Includes of the above program
1. Transport in Private Vehicle with A/C
• Arrival & Departure transfer
• One full day sightseeing at UNESCO Heritage Sites tour in Kathmandu
• Kathmandu-Pokhara-Chitwan-Kathmandu in flight
• Boating at Phewa Lake
• Visit World Peace Pagoda

2. Chitwan 2Nights/3Days Package:
• Sundowner, Tharu cultural dance performance by villagers, Canoe ride, Jeep Safari, Nature/Jungle walk, Slide show presentation

3. Accommodations:
• Kathmandu (3Ns): Hyatt Place: Stupa room (2Ns) Dwarika’s Hotel: Heritage Deluxe Room (1Ns)
• Pokhara (2Ns): Sarangkot Mountain Lodge
• Chitwan (2Ns): Barahi Jungle Lodge

4. Meals:
• All breakfasts
• Lunches: 2 lunches in Chitwan
• Dinners: 2 dinners in Chitwan and one Krishnarapn dinner at Dwarika’s hotel

5. Guide:
• An Experienced English Speaking Guide Throughout the trip
• Naturalist guide in Chitwan

6. Taxes and Service Charges:
• All the applicable services charges, government taxes, Chitwan National Park permit

Excludes

Cost Excludes of the above program
1. International Airfare, Nepal VISA Fees ($30 per person), Excess baggage charge on Domestic flight, Travel Insurance
2. Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
3. All entrance fees during sightseeing
4. Meals not listed in the itinerary
5. Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, etc
6. Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
7. Payment Transfer Charge
8. Hotels check out as per the hotel rules.
9. Any extra expenses incurred from flight cancellation or delay, sudden price escalations in hotels, transport, flight or any other items, any form of rescue

Detail Itinerary

1Day 1 - Kathmandu - 1400m altitude, 30 minutes' drive

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu and meet assists and transfer to hotel by our representative. Welcome drinks on arrival and briefing of tour program.

Kathmandu - 1400m altitude, 30 minutes' drive
Kathmandu - 1400m altitude, 30 minutes' drive
2Day 2 - Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu: Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath- 6-7 hours (B)

After Breakfast start full day sightseeing at UNESCO Heritage sites. Sightseeing at Patan Durbar Square- which is a distinct place for arts and architecture that reflect on each temple, monument and palace building that were mostly built during the Malla period between 16th, 17th and 18th , Bouddhanath- World biggest stupa, one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage where all devout Buddhists come for a pilgrimage and Pashupatinath Temple, a famous, sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Pashupatinath is located on the banks of the Bagmati River. This "extensive Hindu temple precinct" is a "sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries

Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu: Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath- 6-7 hours (B)
Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu: Patan Durbar Square, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath- 6-7 hours (B)
3Day 3 - Kathmandu - Pokhara - 900m altitude, 25 minutes flight, ( Sarangkot Mountain Lodge) Enjoy sunset & sunrise view from the resort (B)

After Breakfast drive to airport and depart to Pokhara. It is 25 flights from Kathmandu. Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty, situated at an altitude of 900m from the sea level and 200km west of Kathmandu valley. The enchanting town has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic.
Transfer to the Sarangkot Mountain Lodge, This lodge offer scenic views of the Annapurna Fishtail Range, Seti River, Pokhara valley and Fewa Lake to green hills, the Sarangkot Mountain Lodge is your escape high on the hills. The immaculate mountain lodge offers luxury, relaxation and the famed Himalayas all from the thirty rooms which have been designed taking into account the surrounding natural environment where you can hike around the resort and feel the fresh nature.

Kathmandu - Pokhara - 900m altitude, 25 minutes flight, ( Sarangkot Mountain Lodge) Enjoy sunset & sunrise view from the resort (B)
Kathmandu - Pokhara - 900m altitude, 25 minutes flight, ( Sarangkot Mountain Lodge) Enjoy sunset & sunrise view from the resort (B)
4Day 4 - Boating and short hike to World Peace Pagoda (B)

The morning gives you a magnificent sunrise view and 360 degree Himalayan views you're your hotel. After Breakfast transfer to Phewa Lake where you will have an hour boating and go for short hike to World Peace Pagoda. It is around 1 & ½ hour easy hike to Peace Pagoda. Enjoy beautiful view of Pokhara city, Phewa Lake and above the Himalayan view. You will given few time to scroll around and drive back to Hotel for relaxation
You can also go for optional Ayurvedic treatment, Spa center, Sauna & Jacuzzi

Boating and short hike to World Peace Pagoda (B)
Boating and short hike to World Peace Pagoda (B)
5Day 5 - Fly Pokhara- Chitwan: Check into Barahi Jungle Lodge (B, L, D)

After breakfast transfer to airport and fly to Chitwan for around 20 minutes
Transfer to resort around 45 minutes drive from airport. Welcome drink is served and there will be a short briefing on the program. After Lunch we head on for activities
Boating in a traditional patela boat for about 45 minutes which takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to view aquatic birds, crocodiles, Gharials and the animals of the river banks
Slide presentation: One of our jungle experts will introduce background data and history of the Chitwan National Park as well as some other topics relating to wildlife. Your questions are most welcome.

Fly Pokhara- Chitwan: Check into Barahi Jungle Lodge (B, L, D)
Fly Pokhara- Chitwan: Check into Barahi Jungle Lodge (B, L, D)
6Day 6 - Full day jungle activities at National Park (B, L, D)

Wake-up call followed by tea or coffee then proceeds for
Bird watching/Nature walk: Out of 519 species of the birds we have recorded 276 species in resort area. Our guides will help you to identify some of the species of these birds.
After Lunch go for Jeep Safari/Boating (subject to weather conditions & water level in the river): Proceed for the Jeep Safari crossing the Rapti River by Patela Boat to start with. After crossing the Rapti River start the excursion on a jeep for Jeep safari (Jungle Drive) which begins from the open grassland area followed by the mix (riverrine) forest which continues inside the dense Sal Forest crossing the Reu River inside the Park to see different wildlife, Aquatic birds and the Marsh Muggers. This whole drive will be around 2½ -3 hours. After the drive come down to the Rapti River and start boating in a traditional patela boat for about 45 minutes which takes you on a silent trip down the Rapti River to view aquatic birds, crocodiles, Gharials and the animals of the river banks. After Boating walk back to the resort.
In the evening go for Tharu Cultural dance: Farmers of the nearby villages will show some of their traditional skills and dances.

Full day jungle activities at National Park (B, L, D)
Full day jungle activities at National Park (B, L, D)
7Day 7 - Chitwan - Kathmandu: 20 min flight; Krishnarpan Dinner (B, D)

Wake-up calls followed by tea/coffee.
Village Visit with Bullock Cart Ride: Our naturalist will brief you about the social and cultural aspect of the villagers and their lifestyle. After the visit ride on a bullock cart and come back to the resort.
After breakfast drive to the airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Check into Dwarika's Hotel. You will offer for the rest and refreshment in hotel.
Evening 6 courses Krishnarpan dinner at Dwarika's, is to take a culinary journey through the fascinating terrains and cuisines of Nepal. Serving the finest Nepali of Nepali flavors, Krishnarpan is a slow dining experience reminiscent of the ritual feasts enjoyed by the Kathmandu Valley's Newari community

Chitwan - Kathmandu: 20 min flight; Krishnarpan Dinner (B, D)
Chitwan - Kathmandu: 20 min flight; Krishnarpan Dinner (B, D)
8Day 8 - Departure (B)

Approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight a representative from Aarya Village Travel will transfer you to the airport for final departure to your home country